Big Spring, Texas

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Big Spring Texas is a city in Howard County Texas.

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Budget N
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Meetings Y
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Elected Officials Y
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Administrative Officials Y
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Permits, zoning
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Audits Y
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Contracts N
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Lobbying N
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Public Records N
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Local Taxes
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Transparency grading process

Evaluating the Website

The good

  • The website for Big Spring Texas includes the names and contact information for all city council members.
  • The city council meeting agendas and minutes are published.
  • Yearly budgets through 2007 are available.[6]
  • Building permits[7] and zoning ordinances posted.[8]

The bad

  • The current budget is not published.
  • There is no information on ethics, contracts, and lobbying.


Taxpayer-funded lobbying

Big Spring pays membership dues to the Texas Municipal League, a government sector lobbying association. Main article: Texas Municipal League members list, B

External links

References

  1. Agendas and Minutes
  2. City Council
  3. City Directory
  4. 2007 Audit report
  5. Tax Rate
  6. Documents
  7. Permits
  8. Zoning